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Child Labor Plagues Greece

June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labor, but it seems that the fight against child labor has not yet started in Greece,...

Fewer Greek Kids Go to Kindergarten

Fewer children in Greece than in the rest of Europe attend kindergarten till the age of compulsory school attendance, according to a European Commission...

Eurostat: Record Unemployment, Dramatic 62,5% for Greek Youths

Unemployment in the Eurozone touched record high levels in April, the highest since 1995 - 12,2% against 11,2% in April 2012, Eurostat said on...

Greece Heads EU Jobless Rate List

Greece has held on to its dubious position as having the highest unemployment rate in the European Union, a record 27.2 percent for the...

Greek Debt Down, Deficit Up

Driven down by relentless austerity measures, Greek government debt fell from 170.3 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2011 to 156.9 percent at the...

Labor Cost in Greece Drops Dramatically

In the last four years, the labor cost per hour in Greece dropped by 11.2 percent according to data Eurostat published on April 10. According...

Greece Cuts Energy Use In Crisis

A significant side effect of Greece's crushing economic crisis has been a drastic reduction in the amount of energy being used, according to the...

Greece Jobless Rate Highest in EU

As Greek government officials insist that the worst of Greece’s economic crisis is coming to an end despite a sixth year of recession, the...

Greek Consumer Spending Falls 15.3%

With retailers desperate for customers and hoping an ongoing annual sales period with discounts up to 80 percent will bring them back, fearful Greeks...

EU Backs Georgiou On Greek Statistics

Contradicting Greek prosecutors who want an investigation into whether Greece’s statistics agency ELSTAT manipulated numbers in 2009 to force the country to seek an...

Greece Has EU’s Lowest Inflation Rate

It may not matter much in the aftermath of  deep pay cuts, big tax hikes and slashed pensions, but Greece at least has the...

Immigrants in Greece Send Less Cash Home

Immigrants living in Greece sent a total of 922 million euros ($1.2 billion) to their countries of origin last year, a 14.6 percent decline...

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